2-6340 Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a vitamin that we can ___________ in our body. It is actually a ____________that is formed when sunlight reaches our skin.
 
Vitamin D is a vitamin that we can ___________ in our body. It is actually a ____________that is formed when sunlight reaches our skin.
 
It is one of several nutrients necessary for good ________ health. Some others are vitamins A, C and K and the minerals calcium and _______________.
 
Other functions of this hormone include its effect on the ___________ system, the _________and circulation, degenerative diseases and the _________.
 
Getting out into the sun for an ______________ amount of time provides enough vitamin D. The darker your skin, the _________ you need to be in the sunshine because the skin’s pigment can ________ the rays of the sun.
 
For most people sufficient ___________ ___ is synthesized by our bodies so that we don’t need to get it from food or _____________. Those sources affect our vitamin D _________ only slightly.
 
Vitamin D is fat soluble so it is easily _________for long periods. Getting into the sunlight during the summer months will carry you through the __________months.
 
It is important for the skin to become a bit darker but it should not ________.
 
There is probably a place for vitamin D supplements but for most of us supplements are ______________.
 
Be sure to spend some time in the _______on as many days as you can.
 

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